On Imaginary Friends

One of my all-time favorite articles from The New Yorker is a 2002 piece by Adam Gopnik about his daughter Olivia"s imaginary friend, Charlie Ravioli. The funny thing about Charlie Ravioli, aside from his wonderful name, was that he was always too busy to play with Gopnik"s daughter; at dinner, Olivia would report that she bumped into Ravioli and … [Read more...]